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'Brutally powerful . . . Totally absorbing' Independent

'A gripping, honest and moving account of healthcare work in a war zone' Henry Marsh, author of Do No Harm

At twenty-six years old, Anna Kent helped a woman deliver her baby in a tropical storm by the light of a headtorch. At age thirty she would be responsible for the female health of 30,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. But returning to work for the NHS in the UK, she soon learned that even at home the right to a safe birth was impossible to take for granted.

Frontline Midwife is Kent's compassionate testament to the critical work of healthcare professionals around the world.

'An extraordinary, profoundly moving, all-consuming memoir' Oliver Burkeman, author of Four Thousand Weeks

'The heart-wrenching tale of one midwife's quest to help others - and make peace with herself' Leah Hazard, author of Hard Pushed

Frontline Midwife: Finding hope in life, death and birth

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